Frequently Asked Questions
Question: I want to submit my paper to Praxis International Journal of Social Science and Literature (PIJSSL) does it fall within the scope of the journal?
Answer: PIJSSL publishes research papers in the fields of social science as well literature. The subjects covered under the journal are History, Political Science, Buddhist Studies, Sociology, Psychology, Geography, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Philosophy, Public Administration, Linguistics, Literature, Paralegal, Performing Arts (music, theatre & dance), Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Women Studies and so on so forth.
Question: What is the frequency of the publication?
Answer: PIJSSL is monthly journal (12 Issues in a year).
Question: Which types of paper do PIJSSL publish?
Answer: PIJSSL Publishes Original work such as Research Papers, Survey article, Synopsis, Review Papers, Book Reviews or articles related with Social Science and Literature.
Question: I want to submit my paper to PIJSSL, how to submit it?
Answer: You can submit your paper through e-mail at editor.pijssl@gmail.com
Question: Is your journal peer reviewed?
Answer. Yes. PIJSSL is a peer reviewed journal.
Question: Is PIJSSL an indexed journal?
Answer: Yes, PIJSSL is an indexed journal.
Question: Is this journal a refereed journal?
Answer: Yes, PIJSSL is a refereed journal.  
Question: Is this journal published both in print and online versions?
Answer.  PIJSSL publishes papers online only.
Question: Is PIJSSL an open-access journal? What are the benefits of publishing in an open access journal?
Answer: Yes, PIJSSL is an open-access journal. The readers, students, teachers, professionals and author(s) can easily access the contents of an open-access journal. It ensures readers can access paper world-wide easily.
Question: Is your journal UGC approved?
Answer. No. Although this journal is valid as per new UGC guidelines. UGC has provided new guidelines whereas a journal may either be peer reviewed or UGC listed as UGC gazette regulations on minimum qualification for appointment of teachers and other academic staffs in universities and colleges (18/07/2018).
Question: Does PIJSSL provide DOI with each paper published in the journal?
Answer: As of now, the journal does not provide DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
Question: Is there any page limit of the paper?
Answer: There is no word/page limit in a paper, but the paper should ideally not exceed 25 pages (double space, 12 fonts).
Question: My paper has been accepted for publication. How can I pay the publication fee?
Answer: You can contact with the editor at editor.pijssl@gmail.com. You may also send WhatsApp Message at +91-9135874300.
Question: How long does the review process take?
Answer. The papers will be reviewed by two or more independent referees. They may also be read and considered by members of the journal’s editorial board and ultimately by the editor(s) before a decision is rendered. The review result will be communicated to you within one month after submission. Do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to know the status of your manuscript.
Question: How do I know that paper submitted reaches you?
Answer: You will get an e-mail confirmation after submission of paper by the editor. It takes maximum 3 working days.
Question: Whom do I contact if I have questions about the status of my manuscript?
Answer. You can contact the editor of the journal regarding the status after submitting the manuscript.
Question: Which type of file or format do you accept for manuscript?
Answer. At present, Microsoft Word (Docs file) is the only format for submitting your manuscript. For Hindi, we accept only Unicode font. 
Question: Where can I find a template for submission of a paper in PIJSSL?
Answer. Template (sample paper) is available on the website: https://www.pijssl.com/p/guidelines.html.
Question: Why do I need to submit a copyright agreement?
Answer. You have to sign a copyright agreement before publishing your paper, so that we can assure your work is original. Please read the term carefully and then submit it. If any of the terms mentioned in copyright, you do not agree, you have choice to withdraw the manuscript. One the copyright submitted, you are bound to agree with this. Copyright agreement is available on the website: https://www.pijssl.com/p/guidelines.html.
Question: Does PIJSSL publish special issue?
Answer: Yes, special issues will occasionally be published.
Question: Does PIJSSL have any publication guidelines?
Answer. Yes, publication guidelines are available on the website: https://www.pijssl.com/p/guidelines.html.
Question: Does PIJSSL require any fee for the publication?
Answer:  If the paper is accepted for publication, author(s) will be asked to pay Rs. 1000 for Indian national and $50 for other nationals as article processing fee in order to defray the operating costs. Waiver policy is not applicable. The payment method will be notified by the editor after the acceptance of the paper.
Question: Can I join the review team? What is the procedure for it?
Answer. Yes. We accept reviewers from related expertise. You may contact and send the CV to the editor mentioning why you qualify as a reviewer.
Question: When the journal publishes its new issue?
Answer. It publishes new issue in the first week of the every month.
Question: Do I get hard copy of the paper after publication?
Answer: No, You will only provided with a soft copy of it. It will also be uploaded in the website from where you can download it.
Question: Do I get a certificate after publishing my Paper?
Answer. An eCertificate can be provided only after your request.